GlaxoSmithKline introduces Biotene PBF (plaque-biofilm) dissolving toothpaste. Plaque is a biofilm created by bacteria to hide within. If not controlled, plaque can lead to hard-to-remove tartar, excessive bacterial growth, tooth decay, gum disease, and bad breath.
TheraBreath announces the release of TheraBreath Multi Symptom Oral Care Probiotics, the first probiotic product developed with BLIS K12 and M18 probiotic strains to target hostile bacteria in the oral cavity and throat.
ProGinicin relieves gingival discomfort associated with dental procedures and oral lesions.
ProGinicin, from Dentagen, is a multi-purpose topical antimicrobial solution indicated for use on gingival insults and trauma secondary to dental procedures (eg, extractions, sutures, crown preparations, grafting, scaling, planing) and for gingival cuts, abrasions, and herpetic lesions (including pre- and posteruption cold sores). ProGinicin also can be used prophylactically in areas where infection could occur (eg, injection, grafting, extraction, implant, and suture sites) and on all grades of gingivitis, including ANUG. The drug-free solution contains a proprietary extract of botanicals and naturally derived ingredients.
Enjoy improved results from the root canal conditioner that comes in convenient, disposable single unit doses so you can concentrate on the task at hand without worrying about cross-contamination or cleanup.
Septodont's Septocaine with epinephrine 1:100,000 is an excellent option during operative or surgical procedures when improved visualization of the surgical field is desirable. Featuring a fast onset (1 to 9 minutes) to avoid delay before effective analgesia is achieved, Septocaine offers predictable duration of anesthesia: up to 60 minutes for infiltration injections and 120 minutes for nerve blocks.
Provia Laboratories Store-A-Tooth service enables families to save their own adult stem cells—from baby teeth ready to fall out; teeth pulled for orthodontic reasons; and wisdom teeth being extracted. For those interested in the service, Provia works with the dental team to provide high-quality tooth collection, and arranges for the sample to be sent overnight to the lab, where the stem cells are harvested, tested, and cryopreserved for future potential use.